The Doctor’s Advocate | Third Quarter 2017

Groundbreaking Research Funded by the Foundation

A study funded by a grant from The Doctors Company Foundation was recently honored by a national otolaryngology society.

Joseph Zenga, MD, resident with the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, received the Lawrence Boies MD Resident Research Award from the Triological Society at its meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, for his podium presentation “Incidents and Complications of Postoperative Hemorrhage After Transoral Robotic Surgery.”

“We are immensely pleased to enhance patient safety and support the practice of good medicine by providing the $10,000 grant that made this study possible,” said David B. Troxel, MD, board chairman of The Doctors Company Foundation and medical director of The Doctors Company. “By supporting this research on the risks of postoperative bleeding from transoral robotic surgery, we are shining a light on the risks and trends that others don’t see.”

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Third Quarter 2017

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The Search for Mary Smith

An Ounce of Prevention
Obstetrical Closed Claims: What Can We Learn?

Government Relations Report
Advocacy Update

Foundation News
Foundation Reaches Milestone

Groundbreaking Research Funded by the Foundation

New MACRA Practice Resource

Innovations in Patient Safety
Internal Medicine and Diagnosis Errors

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